Building Code of Pakistan:
Application of Building Code of Pakistan (Seismic Provisions-2007)
S.R.O.970/ (I)/2008: In exercise of the power
conferred by section 25 of the Pakistan Engineering Council Act. 1975 (V of 1976),
the Governing Body of the Pakistan Engineering Council, with the previous sanction
of the Federal Government, is pleased to direct that the following further amendment
shall be made in the Construction and Operation of Engineering Works Bye-laws, 1987,
In the aforesaid Bye-laws, after bye-law 8, the following new bye-law shall be added,
9. Application of Building Code of Pakistan (Seismic Provisions-2007)
(1) The provisions of the Building Code of Pakistan (Seismic Provisions-2007) shall
apply for engineering design of buildings, like structures and related components.
(2) Construction of buildings in violation of the Building Code shall be considered
as violation of professional engineering work as specified under clause (XXV) of
section 2 of the Act.
(3) The provisions of the Building Code shall be revised by the Pakistan Engineering
Council after every five years or earlier if so required by circumstances.